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Thyme for Herbs

Enjoy discussion and demonstration as we explore origins, culture, types, and uses of herbs. See herb examples and take home informative handouts. Learn how...

Jurassic Garden Discovery Summer Camp

Join camp staff on an adventure of colossal proportions as we discover plants that have been around since the dinosaurs! Campers will learn and play in UT...

Music in the Gardens Summer Camp

Have you ever played an instrument or sang a song? Many instruments are made from plants and landscape architects even consider the soundscape when creating...

Backyard Birding for Beginners

Learn the basics of how to attract birds as well as how to feed and identify some of our feathered friends. Many photos included to familiarize you with some...

Camp: All Grown Up

Summer camp just for adults? Yes, please! Learn how to make plant-based mocktails, tour the Gardens, make seasonal wreaths and floral arrangements, too. This...

Around the World in 80 Plants

This week is all about celebrating plants around the world! Campers will create artwork inspired by or made from plants as seen in various cultures...

Photography Camp for Teens

Campers will visit the Gardens for 2.5 days and will learn how to evaluate light, angles, and more to capture people, plants, and animals- all with a phone...

Time Warp Camp

Venture back in time with us to learn how people have utilized plants throughout time. We will make designs with plant dyes, design historic gardens, and...

Lavender Wand Making

Learn to make a “Lavender Wand”. In this project, we will weave ribbon with lavender stems to create a “wand” that is both decorative and useful. Perfect as...

Color Craze Camp

How do rainy days end in rainbows? Campers will learn how light is refracted and reflected and how this plays out in the garden. We will dive into the study...